IoT is Not As New As We Think
Popularity of connectivity is growing among consumers
but as a last-year’s article in The Economist on the
Internet of Nothings pointed out, businesses have been
operating with this kind of connectivity “for ages” and “without any hoopla.” In fact, such connectivity is
the fundamental premise to Retail Pro. Its platform design makes it the mission-critical retail management
software backbone through which retailers connect all their applications and drive processes.
Tom Nelson, Executive VP for Rimowa Distribution, shared in an interview with Retail Pro how this network
effect impacts their ability to connect with customers and earns them a reputation for 5-star service. “The
network of connection – between customer data stored in Retail Pro, geolocation data, and the human
connection of stellar, take-on-any-challenge customer service – enabled our company to deliver an excellent
Long before the tech trend’s recent rise to fame, Retail Pro has been giving its customers complete flexibility
to “[interope] with adjacent applications,” as a Retail Info Systems article on the new POS put it. Retail Pro
is the foundation, connecting all of the data from retail processes – both in stores and online – for a unified,
omnichannel view of company-wide operations and customer engagement.